from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. catering for tourists; touristy
  • adj. typical of tourists

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to tourists.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The fine selection in "Prendergast in Italy" draws upon the large collection given to Williams by the widow of the artist's brother and that of the show's joint organizer, the ­Chicago-based Terra Foundation for American Art. What's perhaps most remarkable about the exhibited works is that no matter how familiar or potentially "touristic" Prendergast's subjects, his images are never predictable or trite.

    Keen Eye, Staccato Brush

  • BITTERMAN: Well, these sites that were picked were, in fact, kind of touristic sites.

    CNN Transcript May 17, 2003

  • IR: You know, I used to buy them as a kind of touristic attraction, when my friends from Italy would visit.

    The Clog

  • On a previous visit to this coast, I'd been advised by a Hens - a dutchy - that Hua Hin was very "touristic"; excellent choice of word young Hens! TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • It’s a kind of touristic load-balancing that Venice desperately needs.


  • "touristic" and "colonialist", which I assume to mean that the film was presenting a "Western" and therefore condescending view of Indian culture.


  • Well, the orginal zoning plan (which was changed one night last December right before the former Presidente del Municipio resigned in January ... hint, hint) called for touristic development not intense housing development.

    Building in el Chante, Mun. of Jocotepec

  • A far cry from most of the "touristic" menus offered all along the sea front, this place oozes an old school Italian charm.

    Katie Beck: Pardon My French: Our Heroine Is Having An Affair

  • Stone-throwing youths clashed with police near the ocre-colored walls of touristic hub of Marrakech, where angry mobs overturned and torched several parked cars.

    Thousands march in Morocco to demand changes

  • Tarik Najmaoui/Associated Press Angry mobs overturned and torched several parked cars at the touristic hub of Marrakech.

    Protests Spread to Morocco


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